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Caltech Opens Autonomous Tech Research Hub

California Institute of Technology has opened a new facility to help further research efforts on drones, driverless cars, robotics and machine learning technologies. Caltech said Tuesday it established the Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies to serve as a hub for university, industry and government researchers, such as NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory …

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NASA Issues Europa Mission Lidar Sensor RFP

NASA has begun to solicit proposals for a light detection and ranging sensor system that will support the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s lander mission to Jupiter’s Europa moon. The agency said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice the LIDAR sensor should feature altimetry and hazard mapping functions to help the spacecraft perform …

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NASA Plans Instrument Devt Competition for Potential Europa Lander Mission

NASA plans to launch a competition for the development of science instruments that would fly aboard a surface probe to Jupiter’s moon Europa. The space agency said Wednesday it looks to evaluate and select proposed investigations from the scientific community for a planned Europa lander mission via a two-step competitive process. “We want the community to …

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